Bronwyn Losey, Director

Bronwyn holds a master’s degree in early childhood development from the University of Rochester, and a bachelor’s degree in intercultural studies and social change. Her 14 years of early childhood experience include teaching at IC3 in Ithaca and an English preschool in Russia, as well as managing a home group family daycare and an independent play school. Her passion is watching children form relationships and watching their curiosity run wild.

“There is so much to learn from children when you move at their pace and let them take the lead.” 

Our Teachers

Julie Coakley

Julie has an M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Boston University and a B.A. in English from S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo.  Her forty-four years in the early childhood field include teaching and administration in programs for children from birth through age seven, as well as providing professional development, coaching and mentoring for teachers of young children.  She delights in discovering how to facilitate meaningful learning as she observes and listens to each child.

Molly Alexander
Molly holds a master’s degree in early childhood education from Bank Street College of Education and a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Wesleyan University. Molly has 7 years of teaching experience, including one year teaching English in a high school in France followed by 6 years in early childhood settings in New York City. Molly recently moved to Ithaca. She loves watching young children learn through play, and she looks forward to developing relationships with the children and parents at Global Roots Play School!